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Interior Norteamérica

Brasilia, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State James Mattis is starting a South American tour here today with the express objective of resuming Washington''s influence and defending US interests in the region.

Ankara, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said today that his country will promote talks with the Government of the United States to deal with the current crisis in bilateral relations, official media reported.

Seoul, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The United States reiterated today that it is too early to speak of an official declaration about the end of the Korean War (1950-53), despite the rapprochement between Washington, Seoul and Pyongyang.

Washington, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday as a rally to mark the anniversary of last year''s fatal white nationalist gathering turned largely into an anti-police protest.

United Nations, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Chilean diplomat Michelle Bachelet, who was twice president of her country, was appointed today as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Washington, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The Army of the United States suspended, at least temporarily, the layoffs of recruits of foreign origin who joined the armed forces due to the possibility of becoming US citizens, local media reported today.

United Nations, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General António Guterres has warned today about the risks faced by indigenous populations that are forced to migrate, and advocated for greater protection for them.

Santiago de Chile, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Diplomatic sources and local media agreed to confirm the news in New York that former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet will be the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

United Nations, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca concluded today a visit to Afghanistan with the objective of supporting peace efforts in that country.

United Nations, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian coordinator in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Jamie McGoldrick, has called on the Israeli authorities today to immediately allow the entry into Gaza of emergency fuel procured by the UN.